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out west where northern california and parts of oregon are bracing for impact tonight from a third round of heavy storms. many areas have been hard hit by flooding in recent days, and tonight one california county is preparing for what could be a disaster. nbc's miguel almaguer is in the mountain town of truckey, california, along the rising river. >> reporter: good evening. tonight this area is under a state of emergency. the truckee river runs for 121 miles between california and nevada and officials say it is not a question of if but when will this river flood? along the truckee river rising water and concern. tonight the marsico family is hoping to save their home of 50 years. a rock and dirt beam may help keep the water away but today this family is moving out. >> that's important. >> reporter: carolyn has seen her home, this area flood before. >> it's a helpless feeling. there is nothing else you can do. there is nothing. so you just do what you can. >> reporter: with river water that could rise seven and a half feet with tomorrow's oncoming storm, washoe county has already d
at the apparent crash site. miguel is outside of rivera's home in encino, california with the latest. >> reporter: jenni rivieera has always maintained a home here in california. as you mentioned, late word tonight, they may have found the missing star. mexican-american singing sensation, jenni rivera who has sold some 20 million records is tonight missing. the multigrammy winning nominee was last seen boarding the learjet near monterrey, mexico. the plane believed with seven on board took off. ten minutes into the flight, 62 miles after takeoff, the private jet fell off the radar. >> no doubt she's one of the biggest stars. >> reporter: a mother of five who recently filed for divorce. rivera was born in long beach, california to immigrant parents. in the '90s she became a crossover star. her album jenni became number one in the pop latin style. just last year she sold out staples center in los angeles. the first female mexican artist to ever do. >> i love jenni. >> reporter: a reality tv star with her film debut set for next month, tonight in mexico, the search for rivera's plane is still under
, california that trains teachers how to translate the values learned a half century ago in combat to today's youth. >> it's to make heroes, good people, who do courageous things out of young people like you. that's what it's all about. >> reporter: the message here, you don't have to be in battle to be brave and honorable. >> i will have the courage to say no when someone asks me if i want drugs or alcohol. >> good one. >> reporter: and that's the point of the program, says one of its architects. medal of honor recipient and nbc military analyst, colonel jack jacobs. >> if we don't transfer to the next generation notions like service and sacrifice and patriotism, then all the hard work, all the sacrifice in the previous generations will be for naught. >> reporter: enter brady and crandall. history and heroism brought to life. >> it's much harder to wear it than it is to get it. >> they really went out there and did their best, and did make this world a better place. they changed it for the better. >> i don't mind talking to the young people, because it kind of keeps you young. >> reporter:
on assault weapons. senator dianne feinstein of california says she will introduce some regulation along those lines in january. brian? >> tom costello in washington tonight, thanks. there you have it. that's that part of the conversation. when we continue, the other part of all of this, about mental health. part of another national conversation. >>> and later, making a difference. acts of kindness and comfort during these terribly sad days. i have a cold, and i took nyquil, but i'm still stubbed up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't unstuff your nose. what? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus liquid gels speeds relief to your worst cold symptoms plus has a decongestant for your stuffy nose. thanks. that's the cold truth! starts with ground beef, unions, and peppers baked in a ketchup glaze with savory gravy and mashed russet potatoes. what makes stouffer's meatloaf best of all? that moment you enjoy it at home. stouffer's. let's fix dinner. >>> this tragedy in newtown, connecticut has already ignited a national conversation about guns, as we have just seen. but how about the
with bullets in sacramento, california. >> reporter: the families of gun victims were on capitol hill. >> reporter: our daughter was killed in aurora on july 20th of this year. >> reporter: demanding new gun regulation. calling the massacre a tipping point, the mayors issued a letter calling for the president to ban assault weapons and high intensity magazines. and to eliminate gun show loopholes. the police union also came out in support of a new assault weapons ban. while some influential democrats are speaking out in support of a gun law, today the first signs of opposition from republicans. >> we did have an assault weapons ban for 10 years. the crime rate was going down before it. the crime rate when it was lifted continued to go down. >> reporter: the nra is promising a news conference on friday. meanwhile in michigan the republican governor today vetoed a bill that would have allowed concealed weapons at churches and at schools. brian? >> tom costello starting us off tonight. thanks. >>> meanwhile in newtown, four days now after this tragedy at the elementary school, this was t
after his vehicle turned into a utility pole. in all, some 10,000 people in northern california are without power winds are topping 40 miles an hour knocked down trees from the southern end of the state to the north, some roads are flooded. and before it all comes to an end this weekend, brian, we expect 12 inches of rain and up to a foot or two of snow. sunday forecasters say, could be a disaster, brian. >> the surf is unbelievable >> miguel almaguer in the bay area, nasty night for our friends out west, thank you. >>> and back here in the east, he is called the mystery tycoon. but the folks in staten island, new york, are sure glad to have him around. he is giving out bills to victims of sandy. he wants to keep his identity a secret. so no photos of his face. we do know this, he is a businessman from kansas city who plans to give out $100,000 to those who have been hit so hard by this storm. >>> and it has been a long haul for the people of staten island, so many are still suffering. they felt the city was initially slow to send in help and relief supplies. so many are still s
. in northern california, near lake tahoe, an avalanche buried and killed a snowboarder. in reno, slush is making a mess of streets. and poor visibility is a problem. all the roads across the rockies. near salt lake city -- >> what happened? >> i slid off. >> reporter: the department of transportation sl putting up flashing signs to help warn travelers. when temperatures dropped and snow started falling, the cars started sliding. and this semi crashed off i-80. outside of denver, snowplows are trying to clear things up. here you see the snow getting worse, blowing across the road from the hillside below. lousy for drivers, but good times for sleigh riders and snowboarders. and take a look at these photos from northern arizona, low visibility on the roads near flagstaff. tonight, there are blizzard and winter storm warnings up for 17 states. some of those last until friday morning in maine. in the northeast cities, it will be rain. but winds tomorrow night could gust as high as 60 miles an hour. if you have a flight in and out of the northeast hubs tomorrow night, pack a lunch. there cou
of ways. for one high school student in california, it was writing a poem about the shootings, but while she says she was just expressing herself and wanted to start a conversation, her school considered what she wrote a threat. that story tonight from nbc's diane avery jar. >> reporter: courtney webb writes poems to express her feelings, some are happy you some are sad. but this poem was considered a threat by her school. >> i understand the killings in connecticut. i know why he pulled the trigger. >> reporter: it was enough to get courtney suspended. >> i feel like i really been made to almost look like a monster by my school and i don't appreciate that at all. >> reporter: courtney says she was trying to express her belief that tragedies like sandy hook happen because people feel helpless. >> never in my life have i heard you couldn't mention a tragedy that happened. i didn't say that i agree with it. i said i simply understand it. >> reporter: a teacher found the poem in courtney's personal notebook and turn it had over to administrators, who told her stunned mother, valerie, her da
channel headquarters. julie, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, lester. the storm in california could bring a white christmas to parts of arkansas around oklahoma, places that haven't seen that happen in over 80 years. here's a look then. the system will spill out into the plains by christmas morning, dumping another foot of snow on the denver metro area by the holiday. now, starting in the predawn hours of christmas, we are looking at possible tornado outbreaks from south texas all the way to southwest georgia. watching that carefully. beyond that the storm moves to the northeast, potentially causing travel woes from nashville to cleveland and d.c. we do expect mostly rain wednesday into thursday as the system moves into new england, with snow on the back end of that. so, while the midweek travel will be tricky across the country, those conditions will improve by the end of the week as millions head home or elsewhere to ring in the new year. lester? >> that is good news. julie, thank you. >>> now to those comments of mitt romney's oldest son that got a lot of people talking tod
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